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The Icarus Project [TIP] is looking for someone in New York City with a strong background in social justice as well as o

Local Sprouts Cooperative is looking for worker-owners in other cooperatives to share their perspectives on a virtual panel.  The intention of the panel: to connect Local Sprouts to a broader cooperative community, philosophy, and history. It can be pretty isolating up here sometimes (we are one of the only worker co-ops in Maine)!

Ian Welch is a prolific blogger and writer who is often quoted by various writers in Economics blogs. This blog entry is most intriguing for his clarity on the flaws in the current strain of "Capitalism." Chief among his points is the identification of the Marxian recognition of the destructive nature of "Wage Labor." This is gleaned to share the context of the following quote:

Fred Khonje and Jamal Tekleweld of the Saskatchewan Co-operative Association discuss the past, present and future of the co-op movement in Saskatchewan as Regina celebrates Co-op Week.

The National Dialogue Network (NDN) seeks to coordinate local challenging conversations into mindful national dialogue about poverty and wealth.
The Creating a Life that Counts program will bring together young leaders in the cooperative, sustainability, and social enterprise movements to develop the interpersonal skills and relationships necessary for a career in social justice and transformation.

In Brazil, 1.8 million people are employed under this alternative economic model. But is it a viable way to reduce inequality and revolutionise labour relations?

Many people are distressed by the damage for-profit land development can do to communities. Formerly inexpensive and affordable properties are "upgraded" by expensive renovations or outright replacement, "gentrifying" them.

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